The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 227 205 190
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.18% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 31
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £35,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +18.57%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5790 4876 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.31% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4855 4209 4869
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -4 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Bristol - 4 £37,500 - 3
Devon - 1 £29,500 - 2
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Apache
3 13 (41.94%) MySQL
3 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
3 13 (41.94%) CentOS
3 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
4 12 (38.71%) Open Source
4 12 (38.71%) Internet
5 9 (29.03%) Perl
5 9 (29.03%) UNIX
6 8 (25.81%) Python
6 8 (25.81%) Solaris
6 8 (25.81%) IPv4
6 8 (25.81%) IPv6
7 7 (22.58%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Middleware
7 7 (22.58%) VMware
7 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
7 7 (22.58%) VoIP
7 7 (22.58%) HTTP
8 6 (19.35%) WAN
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco
8 6 (19.35%) Debian
8 6 (19.35%) Google Apps
8 6 (19.35%) Facebook
8 6 (19.35%) Xbox
8 6 (19.35%) Google
9 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (16.13%) Finance

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (51.61%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (19.35%) Google Apps
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Internet
2 8 (25.81%) IPv4
2 8 (25.81%) IPv6
3 7 (22.58%) VoIP
3 7 (22.58%) HTTP
4 6 (19.35%) WAN
5 4 (12.90%) SAN
6 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 3 (9.68%) DNS
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.45%) VLAN
8 1 (3.23%) LDAP
8 1 (3.23%) SSL
8 1 (3.23%) SMTP
8 1 (3.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Back Office
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Open Source
2 6 (19.35%) Xbox
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) DTV
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Statistics
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) CentOS
3 9 (29.03%) UNIX
4 8 (25.81%) Solaris
5 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (19.35%) Debian
7 5 (16.13%) VMS
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
9 2 (6.45%) Fedora
9 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
9 2 (6.45%) SUSE
10 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (3.23%) HPUX
10 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Time Management
2 3 (9.68%) CRM
2 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) DevOps
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Security
4 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
4 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
2 9 (29.03%) Perl
3 8 (25.81%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
5 3 (9.68%) C
6 2 (6.45%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) PHP5
7 1 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) LPIC
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) CCENT
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Xen
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) Squid
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Google
3 6 (19.35%) Facebook
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.68%) Sun
6 2 (6.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) F5
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago